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Ascent of Mount Lee on 2015-09-24

Climber: Nate B

Date:Thursday, September 24, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Lee
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1680 ft / 512 m

Ascent Trip Report

Side trip on vacation to Disneyland. Family and I first ate at Pinks hot dogs, then went to Hollywood blvd to the walk of fame, in which we covered half the stars/walk.

Ready to view the Hollywood sign, we ventured up and parked at Beachwood drive, just shy of Hollywood Girls Camp and some horse stables/tours deal. Past several hikers and runners and saw two police helicopters. Pretty neat view of the sign and awesome panoramic views do the LA skyline and San Bernardino mountains .

Sarah and I made a quick detour to summit Cahuenga Peak, completing the trek in about 15 minutes. Wish we had more time to knock out amount Hollywood, but the rest of the family was hot and ready to get out of the sun, radiating down around 90 degrees.

We recuperated by eating at In and Out Burger, my second trip (the first about 14 years ago) and the families first. I vindicated and validated my initial reaction, that this place is supremely over-rated.

After dinner, we hit Hollywood Blvd to complete the entire walk of fame, hitting all the stars, including those on Vine Street. About a 3 hour ordeal, in total, t a quick pace.

Headed back to the hotel at Buena Park at 1950, albeit in gridlocked traffic.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:815 ft / 248 m
    Total Elevation Loss:815 ft / 248 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:815 ft / 248 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Road/dirt road
    Start Trailhead:Beechwood drive  865 ft / 263 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:815 ft / 248 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    End Trailhead:Beachwood drive  865 ft / 263 m
    Time:35 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: La

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Lee2015-09-24815 ft / 248 m
2Cahuenga Peak2015-09-24140 ft / 43 m
Total Trip Gain: 955 ft / 291 m    Total Trip Loss: 955 ft / 291 m



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